From folk to funk, this year’s album has it all Last week, I sat down with several members of Conduct Becoming to discuss their involvement with the society and their upcoming album launch. The society, which started in 2001, works together to create albums each year which are dedicated to the memory of Jason Abraham, […]

Tintamarre’s latest show examined ways of being lonely Tintamarre’s latest production, Solitaire, was shown at the Motyer-Fancy Theatre last week. This year, the collaborative bilingual theatre troupe chose an in-depth examination of loneliness as their show’s theme. Despite the heavy topic, the play is undoubtedly a comedy with funny moments quickly following the serious ones. […]

Garnet & Gold’s latest production brings smiles and laughter to Convocation Hall. “Charming; funny; engaging,” said Karen Valanne, the director of Hello, Dolly!, when asked to describe the production in three words. “There’s an innocence to it in a way. Wholesome. It’s about love.” It’s a show that cannot be described in only three words. […]

Artist contrasts the artificial and the natural in new Owens exhibit. Artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy visited the Owens Art Gallery last week prior to the opening of his exhibit at the gallery. His talk marked the Owens’ first public event of the new year. Ortiz-Apuy’s exhibit Fountain Mist opened at a double reception with Dave Dyment’s […]

Artist talk prompts discussion about queerness and body image at Owens Art Gallery Prolific Canadian artist Evergon discussed themes of queerness, body image, gender and aging in his career of photography at the Owens Art Gallery last week. An engaging speaker, Evergon studied visual arts at Mount Allison before pursuing graduate studies at Rochester Institute […]

Fine arts students showcase their artwork at the Art Show and Sale This year’s first Art Show and Sale took place last week in the foyer of the Purdy Crawford Centre. At the event, which is open to all, fine arts students promote and sell their work. Hosted by the Fine Arts Society, the sale […]

Guest speakers from the University of Guelph give talk on alternative form of learning Melissa McAfee, a special collections librarian, and Kristyn Paccione, a clerk in archival and special collections, visited the Owens Art Gallery from the University of Guelph last week to lecture on their experience of experiential learning as well as its importance […]